Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage: Intensive course (August)

2 Week Practical Intensive course





22nd August

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Course Datesand Structure

Get online learning access upon booking and you can get started with your studies ahead of the practical class dates.

This course runs Monday to Thursday over a 2 week period, 10am to 4pm. August 22nd to 25th and August 29th to September 1st



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Students get access to our online learning platform upon booking which gives you the opportunity to study learning content ahead of the course dates. Video tutorials, E-Books and much more available via our learning portal. 

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Course Modules

This module will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles of health and fitness. This includes the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, the short and long-term effects of exercise on the body, components of fitness, healthy eating and principles of training.

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge and understanding of soft tissue injury and dysfunction. This will include the differences between injury and dysfunction, covering the different types, causes and symptoms of each. In addition, you will explore the process of soft tissue repair, factors that may influence the repair process and the importance of the inflammatory process.

The aim of this module is to develop the knowledge and understanding related to professional practice in sports massage. This will include legislation, use of chaperones, informed consent, scope of practice, contra-indications, referral and record keeping. You will also explore expected standards of professionalism and the importance of continual professional development.

The aim of this module is to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills required to plan, apply and evaluate sports massage methods for pre, post, inter-event and maintenance purposes. It will also include assessment and screening of the client. In addition, the importance of evaluation and reflection will be covered. You will also learn about the history and development of sports massage and how sports massage can complement other therapies and treatment

The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology relevant to sports massage. You will explore the anatomy and physiology of each of the body systems and look at the physical, physiological, neurological and psychological effects of sports massage on these systems.

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Yes. We are accredited through YMCA Awards and VTCT who are OFQUAL Regulated awarding bodies offering International recognition for your qualification. You will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.

169 University street Belfast

No previous Qualification is required. 

One multiple choice online exam, workbooks and practical assessment

After this course you can progress onto the Level 4 Certificate in Sports massage and our Therapy CPD Courses.

You can book Level 3 and 4 Together or our Advanced Diploma in our Course Packages section

You can pay the course fee upfront or via monthly payments with our finance partner at checkout. You can also get in touch with us to learn more about the monthly payments or to receive an application for this.